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Dec 26, 2012 5:00am EST
. she is expected to recover. >> president obama is cutting his vacation short. hallie jackson is live with the latest. it is not just the president returning tomorrow. >> congress is heading backed to washington tomorrow. any plan may come down to the wire. president obama spent part of his christmas greeting troops in hawaii. tonight he leaves for washington and a state of gridlock as lawmakers struggle to come to a compromise. members of the house and senate are heading back to capitol hill tomorrow. >> everybody can pull off and drink some eggnog and have some christmas cookies. >> and return to washington after john boehner failed to get enough support for a plan b that would raise taxes on those making more than a million dollars a year. >> it begin to address our nation's crippling debt. >> with the january 1 deadline quickly approaching, some are worried we could fall off. >> it would be the most colossal act of congressional irresponsibility in a long time if that happens. >> some strong words from senator lieberman. the president is expected to arrive tomorrow morning. >> how
Dec 26, 2012 12:00pm EST
to return to the capital. hallie jackson has latest. >> congress will also return to town tomorrow, but with new year's just a few days away a plan to avoid the fiscal cliff may come down to the wire. president obama spent part of this christmas greeting troops and how why he. >> not only do we have the finest military in the world -- >> but tonight he will leave the state for washington, and a state of gridlock, calls it -- as they struggle to come to a compromise to avoid tax hikes and spending cuts. members of both the house and senate are also heading back to capitol hill tomorrow. after the holiday break the president hopes will provide perspective. >> everybody can cool off, everybody can drink some eggnog and have some christmas cookies. >> and return to washington after speaker john boehner failed to get enough support for muslim party for a plan b that the bill that would raise taxes for those making more than a million dollars a year. >> what the president has offered so far simply would not do anything to solve our spending problem and begin to address the nation's cripp
Dec 26, 2012 4:30am EST
caused a lot of damage to trailer homes, and in jackson, mississippi, flooding was the issue interest, making it difficult for drivers to get to their holiday destinations. this morning there are reports of widespread power outages in that community. >>> to oklahoma now where about 10 people had to be taken to the hospital following a huge pileup. look at this. it involved 21 cars, including three big rigs. state police say freezing rain is likely the cause of this chain reaction crash and crews had to sut down a section of the interstate for hours to clean up the mess. the people that were taken to the hospital are all expected to be okay. >>> and, remember, you can always get severe weather alerts sent right to your phone. all you have to do is download our abc 2 weather apps and we have a list of all the links on your iphone, ipad or android. just head to for more information. >>> news time 4:35. back to a story we first reported last night as breaking news, christmas night tirn turns deadly in one carroll county town. a police officer shoots a man, killing him. it
Dec 25, 2012 8:45pm EST
responsible for helping them in st. philip's and jackson stop the fleet but neither the parts of the confederate fleets stopped them in that defense sweep they were sunk in by the union navy and moved up past the parts and captured and new orleans. then montgomery moved up with to take command of i think eight upper supposed to defend memphis in the confrontation with the western on june 6, 1862 including some unions that were yclept. they had reinforced and the idea is they would ram the enemy. the union had some of its own in the interesting command with no time to go into that. but the upshot of what happened in manteca memphis june 6, 1862 is seven out of eight of the confederate ships were sunk and were captured in that conflict, too said montgomery as you said in his defense of the mississippi river has two different union fleets. spikelets what this gentleman here. >> my name is mark. i'm a member of the society here. i would like to ask a question about something i've always been curious about. and that's the relationship between the captain and ulysses grant in connec
Dec 26, 2012 5:00pm EST
not a member, rose after the religious left in the form of the reverend martin luther king and jesse jackson, etc., etc. the religious right was provoked into politics. the tradition among many protestants was political quietism. and then the supreme court decided that the constitution required that there be at exclusion of religion from the public square in the removal of prayer from schools. deeply offended a great many americans. 40 years ago, next month, they delivered the final provocation for the legitimate political purpose of trying to save the culture. i know a great many people work them up into a frenzy about the threats of theocracy. you use the comparison of iran. good lord. we are so far from any possible menace of religious orthodoxy. try to have a prayer at a high- school football game in texas. there is zero grounds. i do not see it. nor do i think in the members of the religious right, and i know many of them, any desire to tyrannize. they went into politics because they felt they were attacked. they want to be left alone. [applause] >> i appreciate you as a voice of reason
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